Blue Oyster Cult, ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’ vs. the Doors, ‘People Are Strange': Rock’s Sc…
Blue Oyster Cult's death-defying "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" takes on the Doors' woozy "People Are Strange" in round one of our Rock's Scariest Song battle.
That Time Jim Morrison Was Arrested for His Controversial Miami Concert
On Sept. 20, 1970, Jim Morrison was arrested in connection with an controversial incident in Miami.
Doors ‘Full Circle’ Reissue Includes Original Foldout Zoetrope
One of the new vinyl reissues of the Doors' two post-Jim Morrison albums from the '70s includes a curio that hasn't been part of the record's packaging in more than 40 years.
Why the Doors Got Banned From ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’
It was a clash of mainstream culture vs. the counterculture when the Doors were booked to appear on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' on Sept. 17, 1967.
That Time Ray Manzarek Filled in for a Passed-Out Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison made a career of nodding off at inopportune moments.
The Day the Doors Recorded Their First Demo Under a Different Name
No one could have guessed what would come of the combo that wandered into Los Angeles' World Pacific Studios on Sept. 2, 1965.
The BBC Will Resume Playing Neil Young, Journey and the Doors
The BBC has worked out a way to pay royalties to Neil Young, Journey and the Doors after removing them from playlists earlier this month.
That Time Led Zeppelin Cleaned Up Jim Morrison’s Mess After a Disastrous Concert
Led Zeppelin were on the rise in the summer of 1969, while Doors frontman Jim Morrison was in the midst of a long and painful public downward spiral. On July 27, the two bands met going in opposite directions.
Revisiting the Doors’ Stumble Through the Experimental ‘The Soft Parade’
'The Soft Parade,' a wildly uneven affair, went platinum anyway - but likely only because of the Doors' earlier successes.